Monday, 4 January 2016

BOOK TRIVIA 101: Thank me later.

So you think you know all there is to know about books? Well, here are a five book facts that will put you to shame.
 1. A man called Murasaki Shikibu, wrote the world's first novel, The tale of Genji, in around 1008.
 2. Hilary Clinton's memoir, Living History, sold more than 200,000 copies in its first day of publication, more than any other non fiction title. It was published in 2003.
3.Noah Webster, often referred to as ' the father of his country's language' published the American dictionary of the English Language in 1828.
4. The first book printed  in English , in 1475 was the Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye by an Englishman William Coaxton.
5. The Encyclopaedia Brittanica, the first English Language encyclopaedia was published in Edinbrough Scotland in 177.
 See you next time.